garlic shrimp pasta
garlic shrimp pasta - An easy peasy pasta dish that's simple, flavorful and incredibly hearty. And all you need is 20 min to whip this up!
- 8 ounces fettuccine
- 1 pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 8 tablespoons 1 stick unsalted butter, divided
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
- 2 tablespoons chopped Green onion
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.
Season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
Add shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.
Melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter in the skillet. Stir in pasta, and Parmesan , about 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp.
Serve immediately, garnished with Green onion, if desired.
Calories: 1130kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 68g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 798mg | Sodium: 2379mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1638IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 539mg | Iron: 7mg